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throbbing upper back pain

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
PT: Was probably just muscle pain. I would recommend you get into a formal course of physical therapy along with anti-inflammatory medications. This shoul ... Read More
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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Couple possibilities: This description is insufficient for good help, so here's a couple possibilities: rib dysfunction, muscle strain, vertebral dysf. A good history with ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Cause: Without knowing the cause it is difficult to treat. Use over the counter medications before you reach physician. Do not delay, consider er, if it is ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
See your physician: Chronic pain can be caused by so many different factors. No need to suffer... find the cause and treat it.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many her is the most: Common causes poor posture. Herniated disc.Disc get out beause of weakness of the outer ring of disc. Spinal stenosis. The space around the spinal co ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Heiney
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Multiple: There are multiple potential sources including musculoskeletal or referred pain. It is best to see a medical doctor.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Upper back pain: is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the US leading to nerve problem. Nerve impingement can be caused b ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Missing info: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information about a health issue followed by a clear related question. Room for a response i ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Thoracic pain: This is unfortunately a very nonspecific complaint and could represent anything from scapulothoracic pathology to cervical radiculopathy to underlying ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Upper back burning: Could be reflux or H pylori infection ( ask for breathe test for acute infection) gallbladder, musculoskeletal or thyroid causing reflux, less common ... Read More

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